Richard D. Schneider

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Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Canada’s criminal courts have struggled to deal effectively with the increase in mentally disordered accused. In 2017, we mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the proclamation of Bill C-30, … ; 425 View

The Death of a Butterfly

Mental Health Court Diaries

Canada has seen a dramatic increase in the numbers of mentally ill people entering the criminal justice system. In Canada and the United States, mental health courts were introduced in the late … 252 View
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Basic Psychiatric Terms and Concepts

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This chapter introduces basic terms and concepts within the discipline of psychiatry as they arise in the course of dealing with mentally disordered accused. ; 44 $4.40 Add
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Introduction

From: The Death of a Butterfly

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The introduction discusses the mental health court, and its relationship with the mentally disordered accused from the perspective of Ontario Court Justice Richard D. Schneider. 7 $0.70 Add
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History

From: The Death of a Butterfly

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Chapter 1 provides a history of the mental health court, and how the mental health court in Toronto came to be. This chapter also looks into the increase in the numbers of mentally ill people … 38 $3.80 Add
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Psychiatric Consultation and Evidence

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter provides an introduction to fundamentals of psychiatrict consultation and evidence, including the role of the psychiatric consultant, the psychiatrist-lawyer relationship, and uses … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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Expert Evidence

Judge as Gatekeeper

From: Lawyer's Guide to the Forensic Sciences

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Explores expert evidence, and specifically the judge’s role as the "gatekeeper" who will decide what opinion evidence will be permitted and what will not. The chapter explains how … 14 $1.40 Add
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Fitness to Stand Trial

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter offers an introduction and brief history of the fitness to stand trial rules. ; 77 $7.70 Add
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Fitness to Stand Trial

From: The Death of a Butterfly

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Chapter 2 discusses the significance of fitness to stand trial in legal proceedings. This is a routine practice in place to ensure that all accused are generally aware of their circumstances and … 39 $3.90 Add
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Not Criminally Responsible and the Role of Schizophrenia

From: The Death of a Butterfly

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Chapter 3 explores the role of schizophrenia and the issue of criminal responsibility. For an accused to be deemed not criminally responsible, the court has to find, based upon psychiatric … 85 $8.50 Add
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Pre-Trial Issues

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter looks at pre-trial issues, including bail and psychiatric assessments. ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Criminal Responsibility

Part I

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter examines the not criminally responsible defence on account of a mental disorder, specifically forms of automatism. ; 39 $3.90 Add
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What It Means to Be “Unfit to Stand Trial”

From: The Death of a Butterfly

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Chapter 4 explores what it means to be "unfit to stand trial", and the rules around the making of a treatment order. The treatment order is for the involuntary treatment of an accused … 32 $3.20 Add
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Conclusion

From: The Death of a Butterfly

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Chapter 5 summarizes what we should learn from the existence of mental health courts, and explains how the emergence of mental health courts has transformed the criminal justice landscape for … 15 $1.50 Add
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Criminal Responsibility

Part II

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter examines the not criminally responsible defence on account of a mental disorder, specifically forms of intoxication, irresistible impulse, provocation, and self-defence. ; 17 $1.70 Add
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Sex Offenders and the Paraphilias

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter is an overview of paraphilic disorders and paraphilias in the legal domain. ; 34 $3.40 Add